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Former police officer from Tennessee State University dies in shooting

Clarksville native Jonathan Outlaw was a victim of a shooting in Robertson County Tuesday at 8:45 p.m. The county’s sheriff’s office reported the shooting taking place in Cedar Hill. According to The Tennessean, Outlaw’s father lives in Clarksville, and Brian Williams, who worked alongside Outlaw at TSU, said “He was ...

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Gunman who killed 3 was ‘seeking out’ officers

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A former Marine dressed in black and carrying extra ammunition set out to ambush police in Baton Rouge, authorities said Monday, a day after three law enforcement officers were killed in the attack. The gunman’s “movements, his direction, his attention was on police officers,” state ...

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6 shot near Clarksville club

A shooting near a Clarksville nightclub left six people injured, one seriously, on Saturday, July 16. The shooting took place in a parking lot in the area of the El Punto nightclub as the victims were leaving the club. Police responded to the shooting at 1:58 a.m. at the 1300 ...

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Obama unveils gun plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — Conceding “this will be difficult,” President Barack Obama urged a reluctant Congress on Wednesday to require background checks for all gun sales and ban both military-style assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition magazines in an emotion-laden plea to curb gun violence in America. The president’s sweeping, $500 million ...

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Action needed to curb gun violence

Jan. 21, 2013

»Ronniesia Reed –rreed24@my.apsu.edu More and more tragedies due to gun violence are happening each day. Whether people are being killed or injured, innocent people all around the nation are being affected by the bad decisions of gunmen. It is now our responsibility as citizens to stop this from continuing to ...

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